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Monday, April 23, 2018
- 9 Dead, 16 Injured In Toronto After Van Plows Into Pedestrians
Nine people are dead and 16 others injured after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto
- How The French View Macron's U.S. Visit With President Trump
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Nicole Bacharan, a researcher at the National Foundation for Political Science in Paris, about how the French view President Macron's visit with President Trump.
- At Least 24 Dead After Deadly Riots In Nicaragua
Deadly rioting in Nicaragua prompted by planned changes to the pension system killed at least 24 people. The U.S. State Department ordered embassy relatives to leave the country and curtailed embassy services.
- With Failing Lungs, Survivor Of Suspected Chemical Attack In Syria Tells Her Story
A survivor of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that took place two weeks ago is now at a refugee camp. Her lungs are failing and her children's future is in doubt.
- Multiple Pedestrians Struck By Van In Toronto
Canadian police say a white van jumped a curb in northern Toronto, plowing into pedestrians — killing nine and injuring 16 others.
- South Korea Stops Its K-Pop Blast Ahead Of Meeting With The North
For years, South Korea has blasted K-Pop and other propaganda over the border to North Korea, and North Korea is responded with propaganda of its own. In anticipation of talks between leaders of the two countries later this week, South Korea has turned the speakers off, and North Korea was expected to do the same.
- South Korea Stops Its Pop Bombardment Ahead Of Meeting With The North
A summit between South and North Korea this Friday prompted the South to stop broadcasting its massively popular pop music toward its northern neighbors.
- 9 Pedestrians Killed, Hit By Van In Toronto, Police Say
Sixteen people were injured in the incident in the North York area of the city. A suspect has been arrested.
- Amid Protests, Armenia's Prime Minister And Former President Will Resign
'The street movement is against my tenure,' said Serzh Sargsyan, after days of rallies. Critics oppose his new position, considering it a power grab by the former president.
- Edible Oddities: David Bowie-Inspired Menus Reflect His Many Personas
Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke are just two of the characters David Bowie created for himself. The innovator explored music and identity, and his art exhibition inspires chefs and mixologists.
- It's A Boy! Prince William And Duchess Catherine Welcome No. 3
The new prince was born Monday and weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Mother and child are "both doing well," Kensington Palace announced.
- Belgian Court Sentences Paris Attack Suspect Salah Abdeslam To 20-Year Term
Abdeslam still faces trial over the 2015 Paris attacks. But a Belgian court punished him for attempted terrorist murder, related to the shootout that ended his time on the run in 2016.
- How The Tiny Nation Of Georgia Became A Bitcoin Behemoth
The former Soviet nation of Georgia now consumes more power in mining cryptocurrencies than the United States. What's going on?
- For 50 Years, Deep-Water Trawls Likely Caught More Fish Than Anyone Thought
Using historical data and estimates from deep-sea trawls that drag nets along the ocean floor, researchers estimate that millions of tons of catch have gone unreported in the last 50 years.
- Skeptics Voice Doubt About North Korea's Nuclear Announcement
North Korea has announced that it will stop ballistic missile tests. Steve Inskeep talks to Wendy Sherman, ex-undersecretary of state, about the impact this has on upcoming talks with President Trump.
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